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Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors

The Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors just wrapped up another summer of educational outreach encouraging bicycling and making the streets and sidewalks safer for all users. We have been long time supporters of this program and this year donated a bunch of gear to the Ambassadors as they went to work at over 350 events this season. Read on for more details about their programs Read More

5 Tips to Successfully Ride Your Bike to School

Going back to school can be a difficult transition for families and riding a bike to school can bring joy and ease to this transition. There are many benefits to biking to school including; encouraging independence, reducing stress and improved behavior to name a few. Read More...

Trips for Kids Sponsors Youth Jamboree at Sea Otter 2018

There was much to celebrate at the annual “celebration of cycling” in April (officially known as the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California). Having attended for the past nine years, Trips for Kids enjoyed its largest presence ever at the event and was overjoyed to have corporate partners like Planet Bike who helped make it a memorable for all Trips for Kids youth who attended. Read More...

Bicycle Friendly Driver Program

The League of American Bicyclists have been teaching bicycling skills and building confidence to ride nation wide through their League Cycling Instructors(LCIs) since the 1970's. Now the League is taking that program one step further in developing a Bicycle Friendly Driver Program Read More...

New Lights Lead the Way

As Spring comes to an end, the days get longer, and we move into the heat of Summer. This is the time of year we move to “pocket” friendly lights that we can carry with us as we take advantage of the longer daylight. We have great news! We are excited to launch two new light sets that are perfect companions for this time of year! Read More...